Close-up of welder with protective face gear working on welding metal.


If a traditional office job does not interest you, consider the high-demand, hands-on world of welding. Qualified welder/fabricators earn a great living in a rewarding occupation that includes a huge variety of projects in manufacturing, pipe welding, ironworking, automotive, robotics, sales, welding inspection, training/education, aerospace and many other industries. Welding is a useful skill that you can take anywhere in the world and provides the financial means to support your family with great job security and benefits.

ECC offers a basic certificate program as well as a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree in Welding Fabrication Technology. You will learn oxygen acetylene welding, cutting and brazing, shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, and gas tungsten arc welding.

Our certified welding instructors bring substantial real world experience to the classroom in a welding lab that is convenient with morning, afternoon, and evening classes to accommodate your busy schedule.

Program Highlights

Prepare for Immediate Employment

Associate of Applied Science

Vocational Certificate

Basic Certificate

Planning to Transfer

Learn more about earning a Bachelor’s degree, earning summer credits for transfer or dual admissions with a university by visiting University Transfer & Partnerships.